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President's Message:******* Annual Toy Run *******
This year's Toys for Tots Toy Run will be held on Sunday October 19th. Check out our events page for more information.
~~~~~2014 MARKS RIMA'S 40TH ANNIVERSARY!~~~~~
Are You Ready for A Real Good Time?!?
On Saturday, November 15th, RIMA will be hosting a Member Appreciation Party in celebration of 40 years of strength and unity! Our Members are the foundation that RIMA is build upon and we want to thank you for your support.
Show your current RIMA card and get in free. Non-members can pay $10 for entry.
There will be live music, pool, arcade games and lots of food including chicken quarters, pasta and meatballs, salad, and rolls.
Come on down and let us thank you for your support throughout the years!
Location: Old Theater Diner, Sandy Bottom Rd. Coventry
Date: November 15th, 2014
Time: 1pm to 6pm
The Next RIMA Board and General Meeting will be Held on Tuesday, September 16th Starting at 7pm, Call 401-203-7433 for location.
Harley-Davidson has issued a massive recall for its ABS-equipped 2014 Touring models. The recall notice affects 66,421 units. At issue is placement of the bikes front brake line, which may become pinched between the fuel tank and frame and potentially lock-up the front wheel.
For this most recent brake line recall, H-D owners can contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. The affected recall units are from the models listed below manufactured from July 1, 2013 through May 7, 2014:
2014 FLHP Road King Police
2014 FLHR Road King
2014 FLHRC Road King Classic
2014 FLHRSE CVO Road King
2014 FLHTCU Electra Glide Ultra Classic
2014 FLHTCUTC - Uncertain on specific model, but potentially FLHTCUTG Tri Glide Ultra Trike
2014 FLHTK Electra Glide Ultra Limited
2014 FLHTKSE CVO Limited
2014 FLHTKSHRINE Electra Glide Ultra Limited Shrine Edition
2014 FLHTP Electra Glide Police
2014 FLHX Street Glide
2014 FLHXS Street Glide Special
2014 FLHXSHRINE Street Glide Shrine Edition
Rider Courses - GET REVVED UP!
Here is a reminder that CCRI offers a Level 2 (Experienced and Level 3 (Advanced) rider course.
THESE COURSES ARE FREE OF CHARGE!
CCRI has the following availability for the rest of the summer:
Level 3: Advanced Rider Course (ARC) (for riders who want to learn advanced skills)
June 22, 12 spots available, CRN#50684, Course# MOTR-7500-151, fee = FREE
July 20, 11 spots available, CRN#60026, Course# MOTR-7500-150, fee = FREE
Aug 24, 12 spots available, CRN#60027, Course# MOTR-7500-151, fee = FREE
Level 2: Basic Rider Course 2 (BRC2): Experienced Level (for riders who want to brush up on basic skills)
June 22, 10 spots available, CRN#50682, Course# MOTR-7000-151, fee = FREE
Membership Message: ATTENTION MEMBERS!
Did you know you get a variety of Benefits just by being a RIMA Member?
RIMA Member Benefits:
* Member-to-Member Discount Program: Get discounts at Member Businesses
* Free Postings on the RIMA Online Member Classifieds
* Complimentary AIL Death and Dismemberment Insurance: Pays $4,000 for accidental death and up to $2,000 for accidental dismemberment
* Get RIMA E-Mail News and Action Alerts: Stay up to date on motorcycle news including legislation, safety, and education.
* Access to the RIMA Event Calendar: Post your charitable event for free on the RIMA website or in the bi-monthly newsletter. Also, don't miss out on big events! The RIMA bi-monthly newsletter events calendar has exclusive listings.
*** Your Annual Membership Dues Provide Funding that Keeps RIMA Running and Supports our Dedicated Lobbyists that Fight for Your Rights and Freedom in the RI State House.
To get full details on these benefits, just log into your account and read all the info on the Members Page, or call 401-203-RIDE.
Thanks for Your Support and for sharing in RIMA's 40th Anniversary!!
Legislative Message:NEW PENALTIES FOR VIOLATING RIGHT-OF-WAY
Amendment to RI Statute 31-17
When bodily injury of any person other than the offending operator of any motor vehicle is caused by violation of anothers ROW, the offending operator shall be fined $200
When serious bodily injury of any person other than the offending operator of any motor vehicle is caused by violation of anothers ROW, the offending operator shall be fined $500 and his or her drivers license shall be suspended for a period of three months.
When the death of any person other than the offending operator of any motor vehicle is caused by violation of anothers ROW, the offending operator shall be fined $1000 and his or her drivers license shall be suspended for a period of one year.
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mirror to let members know you need assistance.
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